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It's a little impressive

Itty bitty bandaids. Teeny tiny toothpaste. Pipsqueak pills. Eenie meenie EOS. Dime sized diary. Teensy weensy teabags.
posted by phunniemee on Dec 15, 2015 - 16 comments

The happiest piglets.

Tiny pigs getting belly rubs.
posted by phunniemee on Feb 11, 2015 - 13 comments

SPCA Dogs are Smart

So smart we taught them to drive a Mini.
posted by quin on Jan 21, 2015 - 24 comments

Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

Does what it says on the tin (SLYT)
posted by gnidan on Apr 29, 2014 - 36 comments

Banger Racing Mini Tow Race

What if you were to combine stock car racing with demolition derby and add a towed blocking car? Why Banger Racing Mini Tow Racing.
posted by Confess, Fletch on Jun 7, 2013 - 17 comments

Fixie Nascar

The Mini Drome is one of the smallest cycling tracks in the world. Fixed gear cyclists ride the 51 foot velodrome(Velodromes are typically 1 kilometer in length) without any brakes. The Mini Drome is pretty much a fixed gear version of Nascar.
posted by rageagainsttherobots on Apr 10, 2013 - 24 comments


How to assemble a happy kitchen hamburger [more inside]
posted by special-k on May 2, 2012 - 26 comments

Tiny Food

Incredibly detailed miniature food sculptures by Shay Aaron: Flickr, Etsy.
posted by Gator on Apr 15, 2012 - 25 comments

Iron-clad mini feet pounding the dust

Guide Horse Foundation - Guide Horse NO.
posted by Wolfdog on Oct 4, 2008 - 27 comments

Dancing on the Head of a Pin

The art of Willard Wiggan is the world's smallest art.
posted by walljm on Jun 23, 2006 - 23 comments

Parasitic Subway Projector

Parasitic Subway Projector: High concept German art students cram a Mac mini and a projector into a suitcase and mount it to the side of a subway car with suction cups. The resulting images, projected onto the tunnel walls, make for a fascinating work of public art. [QuickTime] Link via: The Unofficial Mac Weblog
posted by aladfar on Nov 5, 2005 - 61 comments

Smaller cars

High petrol prices force smaller cars - Not sure if this is serious or a photoshop trick. It looks good, and may be real: The mini community has a long history of making "shortys".
posted by SharQ on Sep 1, 2005 - 33 comments

counterfeit cars?

At the CCC, we're dedicated to putting an end to the victimization associated with purchasing a counterfeit MINI Cooper.
posted by tomplus2 on Mar 23, 2005 - 19 comments


MYSTERY ‘MINI-MONSTER’ WASHED UP: PARTON residents are baffled by what has been described as a “mini Loch Ness Monster” washed up on their beach. What could it be? Another interesting tidbit: a pro-creationist site is citing this as an example of an OOPArt (out of place artifact) that debunks the theory of evolution. Check out the British lady.
posted by Dante5Inferno on Mar 11, 2005 - 49 comments

Someone is mad that paid too much for their MCSE

The clueless reviews the Mac Mini His chief gripes are "The Mini boots up into a stripped-down operating system which Apple calls OS X, similar to the stripped-down WindowsCE OS found on many handhelds." and "No serial ports, no way to connect a printer, no PS/2 ports, no floppy drive, no 5.25" bays." Let the hate mail campaign begin!
posted by StormBear on Feb 2, 2005 - 47 comments

Nano-knit technology

Nano-Knit Technology Dime-sized mittens (and other intricacies) from $85 and up for the wee people.
posted by hypnorich on Feb 22, 2004 - 6 comments

iPod mini announced

Apple announces 'iPod mini'.... and it's not all that Available in five metallic colours, smaller in size and in capacity (4gb), but not as small in price as many had hoped ($249) - is the new iPod enough of a progression from the first generation?
posted by skylar on Jan 6, 2004 - 73 comments

Don't speak.

This mildly salacious Mini commercial showed up halfway through the Canadian broadcast of The Amazing Race tonight. But the French version seems to work even better with the subtle use of captions and slightly louder gasping. Cheap production trick for the bilingual Canadian market or Gallic subtlety? (Quicktime required)
posted by maudlin on Jun 5, 2003 - 11 comments

Mission Mini.

Mission Mini. Thieves have stolen 6 valuable paintings, and a Mini Cooper S. Read the mysterious novella by Scottish author, Val McDermid, and then fly to Barcelona to take part in this mystery. Mini has arranged plane tickets and hotel for you. Are you up for some sleuthing? Get briefed.
This could be one of the coolest interactive marketing campaigns I've seen in a long while. [some links contain flash]
posted by mad on Sep 13, 2002 - 14 comments

Goliath lost.

Goliath lost. This and other pro-small billboards are popping up in downtown Atlanta. No doubt they have cousins (little ones, I'm sure) springing up in your cities. I couldn't believe my eyes, because the billboards seemed to be promoting the ever-so-British Mini Cooper.

The Mini is... well... just like it says, the veritable opposite of the stereotypical American SUV. Yes, it is the type of car Mr Bean would drive. But when you see them in their natural Anglo habitat, you can't help but notice they're just perfectly suited to zipping to and from wherever. The site lets you find a dealer, build your own Mini and save it for future reference. The catch is that you have to fill out an opt-in form, but with lines like this as part of your agreement, how could you resist?

"- I agree to chase squirrels around the park now and then and giggle like a madman while doing it."

Yeah. I want one. But will the American public?
posted by grabbingsand on Mar 14, 2002 - 77 comments

BMW Mini

BMW announces the long awaited BMW Mini UK only with US availability in 2002. Cool. Retro. Riot!
posted by stbalbach on Jul 7, 2001 - 17 comments

A moment

A moment of silence for the end of The Mini. "My theory is 'Buy a Mini, get a social life for free.' It's true, believe me."
posted by thc on Oct 15, 2000 - 5 comments

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